Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Alphabet Summer

A
archery (in Alabama)

Arts and Crafts

Attempt- my cell phone did not turn into a blacklight, and a dry bar of soap did not help the itchiness of our bug bites.

animals
B
backyard badminton
baseball

birthdays
blow bubbles
berries
Big Brother (I love that show!!)
Bowling (and Boves)
butterbeer- (it's nonalcoholic. Tried it warm and cold!)

C
cabin
campout
 cheesecake


corn on the cob
caves- Tuckaleechee and another one in Alabama

cooking

canoe
cow day
cousins
D
national donut day
ducks, feed them
DIY- bug bite relief
dance party (fun to do while cleaning!)
drive
Doctor visits
dress up

E
Education- Worksheet time every day, and sporadic science experiments. W practiced cursive writing, learned some French and half the states and capitals.

 

 

exercise

F
fair or carnival
frosties
flip flop day

fun food
fruit tarts
farmers market
frisbee
free food- Birthday/Anniversary freebies from Steak n Shake, 4 Chipotle kid's meals, 2 Applebees kid's meals, and a LOT of Chik-fil-A thanks to calendar cards and surveys on my iced coffee receipts!
fishing

floats
fire

fireworks
G
garden- total output=2 zucchini
watch Goonies,
games

grill out
green tomatoes fried and canned!
Grandparent's
H
hike or geo caching
Read and watch the Hobbit (cartoon version)
horseback riding
hair/help I donated my hair to Pantene Great Lengths for the very first time!

half price happy hour We did Sonic, Steak n Shake and Taco Bell!



Harry Potter- we watched all the movies again and W read the series for a third time.
hot dog stand (owned by W's friend's dad)

I
ice cream truck- We never saw or heard it, the whole summer! :(
ice cream at Dickey's bbq
Icees

J
journal- the kids wrote in theirs once a week.
jewelry (W's loom bands phase, B's Lego chain bracelet)


jump rope
jelly
K
kindness, random act
kite
kabobs
Krispy Kreme
L
Lowe's build and Grow or Home Depot Kid's Clinic
lazer tag
library summer reading

lemonade- drank some, made milkshakes with it, tried it with watermelon and did it for art!
language W started learning French!
Legos







Lightning bugs
M
movies for 1.00












McDonalds play area
mini golf
milkshake
math
map
music


N
naps
neighbors (learned fun, new trampoline games from them like "popcorn" and "Ghost in the graveyard")
Nate

new
North Vernon
navigate
National Night Out (Stood in this line in the rain. The things I do for free food!)

 



O
outdoor movie
obstacle course
organize

outside

P
Princess Bride
pet store
  pita party (Ground pork with Greek seasoning, mozzarella cheese and any toppings you want!)

pop tarts
pretend
picnic

paint

pasta salad
puzzle
popsicles
park

 
Q
Quiet day- no electronics

R
make rock candy (waited until the last minute, so it is still "in progress")
roller skating

rootbeer stand
race

rain

relax

read


restaurant

recipe
road trip
reunion


S
sand

swimming
strawberry shortcake
slushies
story time




school playground
smoker (brisket this time. It was just "meh" I think I'm going to sell the smoker.)
smoothies
sprinkler/slip and slide

swing/slide


sidewalk chalk
snow cones We love our snow cone machine!
  science
s'mores  
shoot guns
sleepover

swiss cake roll cake

T
Target snack bar (We love shopping with popcorn and icees!)
thank yous
tour(ist)
theme day

tomatoes
trampoline- in Alabama and the neighbor's backyard!

U
upside down  B, on the monkey bars constantly!

umbrella
V
video games a LOT
Vertical
visit
vacation
VBS at our church and our friends'

W
watermelon
water balloons
work

write
"walk" as a family



water fun

X
eXplore

Y
yard sales-Went three times.
yogurt, frozen- I had free coupons for Sweet Frog!


Z
zucchini- only grew two this year, which made the kids very happy!

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